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LHSFNA Shines Light on Heart Disease and Prevention
These personal numbers help keep people healthy. In this series, the LHSFNA will take a look at what you can do to help keep your personal numbers where they need to be.
- Blood Pressure Desirable: below 120/80
- Total Cholesterol Desirable: less than 200 mg/dL
- Glucose (blood sugar) Normal: 99mg/dL and below
- Body Mass Index (BMI) Normal: 18.5 – 24
"February is American Heart Awareness Month," says LIUNA General Secretary Treasurer and LHSFNA Labor Co-Chairman Armand E.
In its ongoing efforts to improve the health of LIUNA members and their families, the LHSFNA's Health Promotion division is launching a series in LIFELINES focused on how to reduce the risk for high blood pressure. Many factors including diet, tobacco use, exercise and sleep can influence who develops high blood pressure. We will examine each.
The first article appears here.